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janessia

  • 3 years ago

Find the volume of a square pyramid with base edge = 5 ft and height = 6 ft. Choose one answer. a. 50 ft^3 b. 10 ft^3 c. 30 ft^3 d. 150 ft^3

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  1. Kainui
    • 3 years ago
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    Are you in calculus or just like algebra/geometry?

  2. janessia
    • 3 years ago
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    geometry @Kainui

  3. janessia
    • 3 years ago
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    b*w*h?

  4. janessia
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    @Chlorophyll

  5. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    the base looks like this |dw:1354915491985:dw| the area of this base is what?

  6. janessia
    • 3 years ago
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    25

  7. janessia
    • 3 years ago
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    ?

  8. jim_thompson5910
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    now to find the volume, you multiply the area of the base by the height since this is a pyramid, you divide the last result by 3

  9. janessia
    • 3 years ago
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    wat?

  10. jim_thompson5910
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    (area of the base)*(height) = ???

  11. janessia
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    so 25*6?

  12. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    yep

  13. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    that's not the answer though, it's a lead up to it

  14. janessia
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    150

  15. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    now divide that by 3

  16. janessia
    • 3 years ago
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    ohk

  17. janessia
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    50

  18. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    yep

  19. janessia
    • 3 years ago
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    ohhh!!! lol thank you!

  20. janessia
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    ohk I have another question like this but its a little different

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